Essays about: "social mobility."

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  1. 1. “The grandiosity of tasks and mediocrity of tools”: Confronting the transnational social question with mobile CEE citizens’ experiences in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kristin Clay; [2019-01-17]
    Keywords : Transnational Social Question; Intra-EU Mobility; European Citizenship; European Dis integration; Coloniality; Decolonial Option;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the debate surrounding east-west intra-EU mobility, the transnational social question and European citizenship by uncovering often undervalued and stigmatized histories, periences, and knowledge from the EU’s central and eastern member states by highlighting the voices of mobile CEE citizens in Sweden. Taking a problem-driven, adaptive approach, this thesis draws on qualitative interviews—with twelve respondents representing Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Latvia, and Estonia—contextualized by official documents from the EU and Sweden, including a European Commission communication and press release, a report prepared by Sweden’s National Board of Trade, and a letter from the EU Affairs ministers of Sweden, Finland, and Norway defending the freedom of movement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social exclusion and discrimination of vulnerable EU migrants Comparative Analysis From the Perspective of Third Sector Organisations in Gothenburg and Copenhagen Master’s Programme

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Lilja Sif Thorisdottir; [2018-10-15]
    Keywords : Vulnerable EU migrants; Third Sector Organisations; Social Citizenship; Social Exclusion Inclusion; Discrimination;

    Abstract : After the EU enlargements in 2004 and 2007, an increased migration has occurred within theEU borders. The right to free movement has made mobility possible within the Member Stateswithout any resident permit. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accessible space? Urban youths’ needs and barriers in everyday life

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Diana Ekman; [2018-08-09]
    Keywords : accessibility; mobility; youth; urban; time geography; proximity;

    Abstract : In the light of new sustainability challenges in cities brought forward by increasing urbanpopulations, the realm of urban transportation research has gradually digressed from planningfor accessibility by mobility to instead emphasise the benefits of accessibility by proximity.This shift brings with it a possibility to elucidate and expand knowledge on population groupsthat previously have been neglected in earlier planning processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Coordination and how it unfolds in a global corporation: Practical evidence for the case of a German long-haul distance mobility provider

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Robin Olsson; [2018-07-03]
    Keywords : Coordination; Mechanisms; Independency; Internationalization; HQ-Subsidiary relationship;

    Abstract : MSc in Management.... READ MORE